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MDE Sets Community Meeting on the Mississippi Succeeds Student Achievement Plan

by Xi Guo | Jun 26, 2017


Carey M. Wright, Ed.D., State Superintendent of Education

Office of Communications & Legislative Support
Patrice Guilfoyle, APR, Director of Communications *601-359-3706 *FAX:  601-359-3033
Jean Cook, Communications Specialist *601-359-3519


MEDIA ADVISORY

For Immediate Release: June 26, 2017

MDE Sets Community Meeting on the Mississippi Succeeds Student Achievement Plan

WHO: The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE)

WHAT:  The MDE invites the public to attend a meeting for the presentation of a multi-year plan to improve student outcomes. Mississippi State Board of Education voted in favor of the state’s plan in compliance with the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), the federal law that replaces No Child Left Behind (NCLB).

Improved transparency, support for underperforming schools and districts, increased accountability for results, and focused professional training for better quality teachers and school leaders are key components of Mississippi Succeeds.

WHEN: Tuesday, June 27 at 6 p.m.

WHERE: Central High School Building, 359 N. West St., Jackson – 2nd floor auditorium

 

 

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